To be part of our organization, every employee should understand
and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our
Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect,
accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as
individuals and professionals, every day.
This position reports to the department Laboratory Manager.
Under the supervision of the Laboratory Manager, Shift
Coordinators, Section Coordinators, and assistance of Medical
Technologists, (where applicable) performs a range of clinical
laboratory testing in an accurate and timely fashion. Develops and
utilizes technical and problem solving skills. Develops a thorough
knowledge of department principles and instrumentation for Medical
Technologist promotion within 2 years of hire (highly preferred).
Cooperatively and proactively assists in other departments as
needed or assigned in a teamwork oriented environment. Maintains
effective communications and harmoniously transfers testing and
pending follow ups between employees and shifts consistently
following all CHAMP and HRO standards. Maintains procedure
knowledge once learned and implements all new and revised
procedures in real time. Maintains all Quality Control and Quality
Assurance standards at all times. Participates in proficiency
testing as assigned following all routine standards and workflow.
Maintains operational effectiveness and assumes full responsibility
for continuing education participation, home study as needed and
licensure preparations where applicable. Adapts to expanding
department skillset with increased testing complexity and
frequency, accepting reassignment as needed within and outside
department of hiring origin.
- Technical Skills - Demonstrates technical competency by
performing a variety of techniques involved in the laboratory. This
includes moderate complexity tests. This includes high complexity
testing (highly preferred).
- 1.1 Performs tests according to laboratory procedures with
acceptable accuracy and precision.
- Instrumentation Skills - Develops and demonstrates knowledge
and skills of instrumentation, procedures, and process.
- 2.1 Performs instrument maintenance according to schedule
including documentation, within established time limits.
- General Laboratory Skills and Knowledge - Performs tasks that
assist with overall operation of laboratory service according to
laboratory policies and in compliance with regulatory
- 3.1 Takes responsibility for all reagents and supplies
associated with assigned test to ensure adequate materials are
available for next analysis.
- Professional Skills - Develops and participates in activities
that demonstrate professionalism, a commitment to competency and
- 4.1 Participates in inter-laboratory continuing education
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in a
Biological Science or Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Chemistry,
Microbiology, or equivalent Bachelor's degree. Transcript review
required, eligibility and inherent skillset for moderate complexity
testing required. Eligibility and inherent skillset for 'high
complexity' testing ( highly preferred).
Laboratory experience is preferred, not required.
ASCP categorical certification eligibility and completion within
2 years of hire (highly preferred).
Basic knowledge of instrumentation and equipment used in a
laboratory. Skilled manual dexterity for manual procedures
required. Efficiency in word processing applications, spreadsheet
design / utilization, and use of web based resources. Basic
knowledge of laboratory information systems. Must possess excellent
communication skills and ability to communicate in an effective and
professional manner with hospital staff. Excellent customer service
and interpersonal skills are required. The ability to work as a
member of a diverse team is essential.
Skilled manual dexterity for manual procedures required.
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